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Sr Software Engineer

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 880103BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business Disney Streaming Date posted Oct. 29, 2021

Job Summary:

Disney+ is the Disney-branded streaming service featuring an outstanding collection of content from its brands and franchises recognized and respected all over the world including Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, Disney, and NatGeo. Hulu is a premium streaming service that offers premium originals, current season TV, a massive library of hit series and movies, and live television. Our combined Disney and Hulu team is looking for hardworking team players to join the Media Engineering team, who will thrive upon the legacy of Disney and Hulu, embrace unconventional thinking, and who are passionate about contributing to The Walt Disney Company’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) experience through strategic hard work and determination.

The Provisioning team orchestrates encoders, packagers and other resources that stream hundreds of live events and channels every day. We are constantly handling new challenges, striving for 100% uptime and scaling to meet the expectations of millions of viewers.

Our team is looking to add a Senior Software Engineer to our team who possesses a wide range of technical knowledge. This position will be working primarily on the back end with some front end of our applications that support multiple internal and external partners.


  • Work with a team of engineers building software in a collaborative development process.
  • Collaborate closely with technical leads and other team members to identify and complete development assignments.
  • Participate in the design process of new features and enhancements to the software platform.
  • Diagnose issues, evaluate and recommend the best resolution, and execute against that plan.
  • Handle on call emergencies including off hours and weekends as necessary.
  • Java, MySQL
  • GitHub Enterprise
  • AWS
  • Jenkins 2, Groovy
  • Docker, ECS, Kubernetes, Rancher
  • JIRA, Confluence
  • VueJs, Angular, Webpack, SASS/SCSS, Node.js

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience working as a developer within complex systems development environments
  • Experience with Java/J2EE, XML, JSON Messaging, REST APIs and Relational databases
  • Experience with AWS Architecture (Lambda, SNS/SQS Messaging, API gateway, S3, ECS)
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration and Deployment tools - e.g., Maven, Jenkins 2, Ansible, GITHUB, Kubernetes, Rancher, Docker
  • Experience in database design and writing SQL queries
  • Willingness to “think-outside-of-the-box” to resolve project challenges and improve development processes/systems
Soft Skills
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work with all members of an extended and diverse project team
  • Must be detail-oriented, self-organized, committed to quality and be capable of tracking multiple issues simultaneously
  • Ability to function in a virtual team setting and effectively collaborate globally
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to multitask effectively
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced and challenging work environment.
  • Strong technical, problem-solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated strong partnering and coaching skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Spring/Spring-Boot frameworks
  • Experience with DB administration and Amazon RDS
  • Experience in video streaming and playback domain such as ABR, HLS, CDN, TCP/IP, HTTP/2, etc.
  • Experience implementing web user interfaces using front-end frameworks (VueJS, React, Angular, etc.)
  • Modern web/app development technologies (JavaScript, SASS/SCSS, Node.js, Grunt, Bower, Webpack)
  • Comfortable with Unix/Linux OS via command line

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent experience

About Disney Streaming:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Streaming.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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